Active Ingredient(s): Insulin Degludec
FDA Approved: * September 25, 2015
Pharm Company: * NOVO NORDISK INC
Category: Diabetes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Tresiba Overview

Insulin degludec (INN/USAN) is an ultralong-acting basal insulin analogue that was developed by Novo Nordisk under the brand name Tresiba.[2] It is administered via subcutaneous injection once daily to help control the blood sugar level of those with diabetes. It has a duration of action that lasts up to 42 hours (compared to 18 to 26 hours provided by other marketed long-acting insulins such as insulin glargine and insulin detemir), making it a once-daily basal insulin,&...

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What happens when your blood sugars go up? After double dose

double dosed on Tresiba 9 hours ago. after taking my BS started to RISE and in a hr & half it was 150 points higher, then it began to go down to 120 it is rising again. HELP It is now night and I don't want a high like this morning to damage my kidneys which are low function. ## Why did you take a double dose of it? And what did you eat? Even though you take this medication, you can't expect it to do everything, you have to help it work by eating a low fat, low sugar diet, and getting lots of proper exercise to help control your blood sugar, according to the NIH. As to the Tresiba, it doesn't start working until a few hours after taking it, so you will not see an immediate lowering, according to the manufacturer.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Insulin Degludec
  • Injection: 100units/ml, 200units/ml
  • Solution: 1000 Units/10ml (100 Units/ml), 300 Units/3ml (100 Units/ml), 600 Units/3ml (200 Units/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Tresiba: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0169-2550 Tresiba 200 U/Ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Novo Nordisk
  • 0169-2660 Tresiba 100 U/Ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Novo Nordisk
  • 0169-2662 Tresiba 100 U/Ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Novo Nordisk
  • 50090-3491 Tresiba 200 U/Ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by A-s Medication Solutions

Other drugs which contain Insulin Degludec or a similar ingredient: (5 results)